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Cigarette smoking: an assessment of tobacco’s global environmental footprint across its entire supply chain, and policy strategies to reduce it (PDF)

From tobacco cultivation and curing, to cigarette manufacturing, distribution, consumption and discarding, every stage in the global tobacco supply chain involves considerable resource inputs such as water, land, energy and material resources, as well
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:14
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[North Carolina] FORTSON: Should we still be concerned about the effects of tobacco in the Tobacco State?

Little does Caleb know, vapes can be just as addictive, and are welcomed by the tobacco industry...To the surprise of many—lawmakers included—North Carolina remains in the clutches of a very lucrative, alternative reality.
Black Mountain (NC) News
added Oct 3, 2018 17:56
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Cigarettes have a significant impact on the environment, not just health

These impacts include climate change from energy and fuel consumption, water and soil depletion, and acidification. The global cultivation of tobacco requires substantial land use, water consumption, pesticides and labour – all finite resources that migh
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Oct 3, 2018 07:42
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[Asia, India] CHOWDHERY: Smoke and mirrors: Why TN must reverse ban on e-cigarettes

Times of India
added Oct 2, 2018 18:33
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[North Carolina] Federal Court Victory for Migrant Farmworkers Protects Their Right to Organize

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) — has worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of these workers. The union has successfully negotiated on their behalf with major employers, such as the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. But in 2017, North Carolina
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:01
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[North Carolina] FORTSON: The story of how the current state of the tobacco industry came to be

I remind you that—despite our smoke-free, limited-advertising, health-conscious culture—the tobacco industry continues to thrive to the tune of $90.6 billion. I alluded to the fact that this unexpected development can, in large part, be attributed to a s
Black Mountain (NC) News
added Oct 15, 2018 15:31
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[Africa] RUNDE: We’re going to need a tobacco buyout for the developing world

Millions of smallholder farmers and their families in Africa and other parts of the developing world are going to lose their livelihoods due to the coming (welcome) fall in global demand for tobacco. This decrease will come as a result of changing techno
The Hill
added Sep 26, 2018 00:39
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[North Carolina] Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from Florence

About 40 percent of the tobacco crop remained in the field when Florence arrived, Boyd said, with the highest-quality leaves yet to be harvested. Leaves began "melting on the stalk" — disintegrating when sunny skies followed heavy rains and standing wate
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2018 22:10
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[Ohio] POLITICS Toledo-based union relieved after judge blocks North Carolina's Farm Act

President Baldemar Velasquez discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants while leading a tour of a tobacco worker's field near Dudley, North Carolina in 2014
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Sep 21, 2018 21:11
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[North Carolina] The Latest: Court ordered transfer of patients who drowned

it looks like damage to tobacco fields and barns could be the most costly. The Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina estimates 100 million to 125 million pounds (45 to 57 million kilograms) of tobacco leaf could be damaged by flooding, winds and
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 19, 2018 19:55
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